His book now reveals that according to Hawking, there is no afterlife or supreme being.
Professor Stephen Hawking, during his lifetime was asked several similar questions by people. Now, with the publication of his final book, Professor Stephen Hawking has revealed his answers to those 10 'fundamental questions' he was constantly being asked.
According to a story published in MailOnline, the questions ranged from queries related to God, and whether there really is a heaven, to the possibility of alien life and time travel
His book, now reveals that according to Hawking, there is no afterlife or supreme being.
MailOnline cited The Telegraph that quoted him, “We are each free to believe what we want, and it's my view that the simplest explanation is that there is no God.”
He went on to add, “No one created the universe and no one directors out fate. This leads me to a profound realisation: there is probably no heaven and afterlife either. I think belief in the afterlife is just wishful thinking.”
Lucy Hawking, who attended the book launch, was asked how it felt to hear her father once again speaking through his famous voice generation computer.
She said: 'It was very emotional. I turned away because I had tears forming in my eyes.
Her brother Timothy said that while reading the new book he could hear his father's voice 'leaping off the page'.
Professor Stephen Hawking also envisioned a world of 'superhumans' in his final prediction before he died seven months ago.